Hale Goksever Celik, MD

Dr. Goksever Celik is an obstetrician and gynecologist, graduated from the medical school of the Hacettepe University in Ankara, and trained through Obstetrics and Gynecology fellowship at Dokuz Eylul University in Izmir. She has been a postdoctoral research fellow at Molecular Biology and Genetics at Istanbul University. She has been participating in several research especially interested in the association between endometriosis surgery and ovarian reserve and the genetic basis of endometriosis.

Patient-centered endometriosis care

Endometriosis is defined as endometrial glands and stroma that exist outside the uterine cavity. Ectopic endometrial tissue and resultant inflammation can cause dysmenorrhea, dyspareunia, chronic pain, and infertility, all of which reduce the quality of life. The aim of the management is generally to achieve pain relief which usually is not satisfactory for most patients and unfortunately, the recurrence rate can be as high as 40-50%. However, the goal of the treatment should be to increase the quality of life…

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Stenoses in the colorectal anastomose sites after DIE surgery

Deep infiltrating endometriosis (DIE) is a particular form of endometriosis that penetrates at least 5 mm under the peritoneal surface. DIE is primarily located in the rectosigmoid junction and the rectum with an incidence of 70% and 90%, respectively. The most preferred treatment modality for DIE is laparoscopic resection of colorectal endometriotic nodules. Following this procedure, anastomotic stenosis is a well-recognized complication.  Bertocchi et al, a group of scientists from Sacred-Heart- Don Calabria Hospital in Italy, published an article titled…

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